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Man hopes to 'right a past wrong' with Commercial Appeal

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Bruce Love resolved this year to right a wrong he committed when he was just 9 or 10 years old. Bruce Love resolved this year to right a wrong he committed when he was just 9 or 10 years old.
"About twice, I went to the Commercial Appeal's newsstand and instead of taking one newspaper on a Sunday, I took all of them out and I would take them to the corner and sell them," he explained. "About twice, I went to the Commercial Appeal's newsstand and instead of taking one newspaper on a Sunday, I took all of them out and I would take them to the corner and sell them," he explained.
MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) - Are you holding strong with your new year's resolution? Many people focus on diet, money, or exercise. But what about fixing righting a wrong from the past?

Bruce Love is a business owner and hosts a radio program on Sunday mornings on AM 990. He resolved this year to right a wrong he committed when he was just 9 or 10 years old.

"I want to make Memphis better," he said. "I want to make it a better place."

Love used to be a MATA bus driver. In 2006, he jumped into action while on the job and saved a family of three when their house caught fire.

"I think God just made it all that way for it to happen at that time," he said.

And now, Love wants to continue doing the right thing. That is why he came up with a different kind of new year's resolution.

"About twice, I went to the Commercial Appeal's newsstand and instead of taking one newspaper on a Sunday, I took all of them out and I would take them to the corner and sell them," he explained.

Now, Love is ready to make amends and he hopes others will do the same.

"I want to write them a check for those 20 papers that I stole out of the paper machine, with interest," he said.

He expects that check will be about $30.

Bruce Love knows it is a small gesture but he hopes he might inspire others to take his cue.

"I'm hoping my attitude will spread. It'll pick up, it'll spread like wildfire," said Love. "I know Memphis can be a lot better place and if we start with the small things then it's headed in the right direction."

Righting past wrongs. It is something Bruce Love wants to do all year long. He encourages others to do the same.

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